Category Archives: free coaching

How to Fix Your Resolve for 2012

I’ve found that people don’t achieve their goals (and resolutions) because they don’t know how to make them in the first place. Try this proven method: Make your Goal WAY SMART: Written, Aligned, Yours, Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Realistically High, and … Continue reading

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A Brochure on Coaching?

My last post was on the Cost of Change, and addressed an obstacle that keeps many people from getting the coaching they want and need. My friend, Julie Poland, addressed another obstacle, Choice of Venue, in her blog. ┬áToday, I … Continue reading

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Feeling Dis-Integrated?

I continue to meet people who are tired of their compartmentalized lives. ┬áConstantly interrupted, with inconsistent direction, and wearing many different hats: spouse, employee, parent, volunteer, friend, leader… People so caught up in busyness that they forget who they are, … Continue reading

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What PDN Coaching is all about

This is a rough video shot on the spot with no script (you can tell) at the 2010 Small Business Expo in Decatur, IL, courtesy of Falcon Multimedia, a division of Wood Printing in Decatur, IL. It’s rough, but gives … Continue reading

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How Your Words Can Touch Someone

Subject: I want you to know how your words have touched someone Message: “Hi Mark: I had a meeting today with an old client with whom I had not talked in four years. She had printed out and brought an … Continue reading

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What should I expect from you as a coach? Part Two

Last time, I listed five things to expect from me as your coach and here I list five more. You will learn a process for crystallizing, planning and achieving personal and business goals, inspiring you to act from a stronger … Continue reading

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What should I expect from a coach? Part One

I cannot speak for other coaches, but I can share what you should expect from me. In fact, over the next three posts I will share 12 things to expect from me as your coach. I enjoy my clients; they … Continue reading

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